280 Yacama married the damsel of victory, at midday on Sun- day in 10, in the month of Jyistha of the year Plava.* The Sun and the Moon, and the fort of Uttaramallur witnessed this function Having won this glorious victory, Yacama returned to Karnataka, where he was greatly honoured by Venkatapati- raya. Maef MSI. is-t-s, Pp. 143-152. 219 (&). Yaca Sura, who was also known as Peda Yacama Nayadu, was at Madhurantakarn governing the Perimidi-sima which Yira Venkatapatitaya granted to him. He marched with his troop, to the'fort of Uttaramallur which he captured by escalade. AradiNagappa Nayadu, the governor of the fort, summoned his brother-in-law, the brave Davala Papa Nay adu and said: "Yacama Nayadu seized our fort, Uttaramallur. It is there- fore, necessary that we should wage war upon him_ Then he sent With him as auxiliaries the petty chiefs, Redd*, and valaigars that held estates in his districts as well as the contingents of elephants and horses which the rulers of Cenji and Tanjavur sent to his assistance. Davala Papa Nayadu who was accompanied by Balumuru Venkatappa Nayadu, Kmamaraju, Muppalla Bagann^Gadi- pMi Ayyanna, Yar.a Yobulayya, Palagamu Kalayya, Macar a Kmmanna, Ketureddi, Damerla Lingama Nayadu, Damerla Kari-Cennapa Nayadu and 1,000 other sardars, marched at &e head of an army consisting of 100 elephants, 1,000 horses and 30,000 foot, and laid siege to the fort of Uttaramallur. Yaca Sura was not alarmed when he came to know that Davala Papayya was marching upon him with a huge host SI younger brother, Sarvajna Singama Nayadu and himself opposed the enemy with 2,000 cavalry. They put the enemy to flight, slew the thousand sartors such as Balumflru Venkatappa and wounded 6,000 troops. At last when they beheaded Davala Papa Nayadu, the rest of his followers sought safety in flight. •SaB&ftttrtKar*«M. ($8.1823).